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Congressional Research Service

Index Congressional Research Service

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), known as Congress's think tank, is a public policy research arm of the United States Congress. [1]

25 relations: Appropriation (law), Archibald MacLeish, Center for Democracy and Technology, Classified information in the United States, Congressional Budget Office, Copyright, Fair use, Federal Research Division, Government Accountability Office, Herbert Putnam, John M. Nelson, Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970, Library of Congress, New York State Library, Nonpartisanism, Progressive Era, Public policy, Robert M. La Follette, The New York Times, Think tank, THOMAS, United States, United States Congress, Washington, D.C..

Appropriation (law)

In law and government, appropriation (from Latin appropriare, "to make one's own", later "to set aside") is the act of setting apart something for its application to a particular usage, to the exclusion of all other uses.

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Archibald MacLeish

Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet and writer who was associated with the modernist school of poetry.

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Center for Democracy and Technology

Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen individual rights and freedoms by defining, promoting, and influencing technology policy and the architecture of the Internet.

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Classified information in the United States

The United States government classification system is established under Executive Order 13526, the latest in a long series of executive orders on the topic.

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Congressional Budget Office

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information to Congress.

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Copyright

Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Fair use

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.

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Federal Research Division

The Federal Research Division (FRD) is the research and analysis unit of the United States Library of Congress.

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Government Accountability Office

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is a legislative branch government agency that provides auditing, evaluation, and investigative services for the United States Congress.

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Herbert Putnam

George Herbert Putnam (September 20, 1861 – August 14, 1955) was an American librarian.

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John M. Nelson

John Mandt Nelson (October 10, 1870 – January 29, 1955) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.

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Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946

The Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (also known as the Congressional Reorganization Act, ch. 753,, enacted August 2, 1946) was the most comprehensive reorganization of the United States Congress in history to that date.

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Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970

The Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970 was an act of the United States Congress to "improve the operation of the legislative branch of the Federal Government, and for other purposes." The act focused mainly on the rules that governed congressional committee procedures, decreasing the power of the chair and empowering minority members, and on making House and Senate processes more transparent.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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New York State Library

The New York State Library was established in 1818 to serve the government of the state.

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Nonpartisanism

Nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with, and a lack of bias toward, a political party.

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Progressive Era

The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned from the 1890s to the 1920s.

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Public policy

Public policy is the principled guide to action taken by the administrative executive branches of the state with regard to a class of issues, in a manner consistent with law and institutional customs.

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Robert M. La Follette

Robert Marion La Follette, Sr. (June 14, 1855June 18, 1925) was an American lawyer and politician.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Think tank

A think tank, think factory or policy institute is a research institute/center and organisation that performs research and advocacy concerning topics such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology, and culture.

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THOMAS

THOMAS was the first online database of United States Congress legislative information.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_Research_Service

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